Police stand guard near the Haidian District Court in Beijing where the New Citizens' Movement activists were sentenced. Photo: AP Police stand guard near the Haidian District Court in Beijing where the New Citizens' Movement activists were sentenced. Photo: AP
Police stand guard near the Haidian District Court in Beijing where the New Citizens' Movement activists were sentenced. Photo: AP

China jails activists for urging officials to disclose assets, says lawyer

Four New Citizens’ Movement activists sentenced by Beijing court for 'gathering a crowd to disturb public order' after they called on officials to reveal their assets

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Police stand guard near the Haidian District Court in Beijing where the New Citizens' Movement activists were sentenced. Photo: AP Police stand guard near the Haidian District Court in Beijing where the New Citizens' Movement activists were sentenced. Photo: AP
Police stand guard near the Haidian District Court in Beijing where the New Citizens' Movement activists were sentenced. Photo: AP
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